What’s that? You don’t know what “catfishing” is? It’s being fooled into an online relationship with someone who isn’t who they pretend to be. They’re either lying in part or have made up a completely fake persona just for you! Don’t feel flattered – they’re stalker-quality weirdos.
Who would fall for this? Ask Manti Te’o. HIS fake girlfriend even died! Talk about committing to a role.
As the Internets debate whether or not Te’o was “in on it” (let’s hope he was!), we have some tips to help you avoid your own catfishing adventure.
Our new series Twitticisms is back for a second round, featuring the jocular jests and witty wisecracks of Twitter’s funniest.
As we said last week, the new Twitticisms series is for a) your amusement and b) demonstration of the ability to make 140 character one-liners an artform.
Cue the laugh track: